Sarah Boyack MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 22 September 2020 [Draft] : 22 September 2020


Sarah Boyack (Lothian) (Lab)

This has been an excellent debate with an unusual level of cross-party agreement on the need for action across society. It is about leadership, monitoring and imp...



Local Government and Communities Committee 16 September 2020 [Draft] : 16 September 2020


Sarah Boyack

Does the guidance from the Scottish Government need to be stronger, or is the issue more about culture and giving the implementation of the 2015 act a bit more time?



Local Government and Communities Committee 16 September 2020 [Draft] : 16 September 2020


Sarah Boyack

We have focused quite a lot on local government and different ways of empowering communities and changing culture and structures, but we have not touched much on ...



Local Government and Communities Committee 16 September 2020 [Draft] : 16 September 2020


Sarah Boyack

That is useful feedback. Is there a difference between the use of participation requests and asset transfers? Is there a breakdown between urban and rural areas? Is there evidence of areas u...



Local Government and Communities Committee 16 September 2020 [Draft] : 16 September 2020


Sarah Boyack

I think that Angus Hardie wants to come in.



Local Government and Communities Committee 16 September 2020 [Draft] : 16 September 2020


Sarah Boyack

I have focused so far on local authorities and public bodies, but what evidence do you have about the extent to which communities understand their rights under the legislation? It has been t...



Local Government and Communities Committee 16 September 2020 [Draft] : 16 September 2020


Sarah Boyack

Does any other witness want to comment on the sharing of best practice between public bodies? Last week, we focused a lot on local government, but what about other public bodies? Do we have ...



Local Government and Communities Committee 16 September 2020 [Draft] : 16 September 2020


Sarah Boyack (Lothian) (Lab)

Colette McGarva made a point about best practice and good practice. How is that shared across local authorities and what evidence have we got about how other organisations—public bodies—that...



Meeting of the Parliament 16 September 2020 [Draft] : 16 September 2020


Sarah Boyack (Lothian) (Lab)

I am very glad that Labour’s motion has been able to get a real debate going that is focused on what a sustainable future for the aviation industry looks like and...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 15 September 2020 [Draft] : 15 September 2020


Sarah Boyack (Lothian) (Lab)

I am glad that members from all parties have recognised the vital work that care workers have undertaken in our communities thro...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-22780.3: Prioritising Education Over Independence (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 65, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22780: Prioritising Education Over Independence (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 35 Abstain: 21
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AbstainCarried
S5M-22800: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 114, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22803: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 108, Against: 6 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22731.2: Employment Support (Maurice Golden)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22731: Employment Support (Jamie Hepburn)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2020
Result - For: 89, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22711.3: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 54, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22711.1: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Graham Simpson)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22711.2: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Patrick Harvie)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 6, Against: 109 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22711: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 54, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-22754: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22375: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22316: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22249: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22112: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22092: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22028: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21885: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21604: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/04/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21189: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/03/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-31533: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31500: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 31/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04535: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-04297: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04488: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31038: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 31/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31040: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 31/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31037: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 31/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31039: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 31/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31018: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/07/2020 Show Full Question >>

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